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U.S. v. Newman: Second Circuit reverses remote tippees' convictions for insider trading where tippers never charged
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2014

Last week, in U.S. v. Newman, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the convictions of two hedge fund managers who had been found


Companies targeted for accounting fraud by new SEC financial reporting and audit task force
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

This fall and winter, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) can be expected to begin substantially expanding the number of accounting fraud


FCPA mid-year update reviews enforcement activity and key developments
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2012

The first half of this year saw the conclusion of several long-running FCPA prosecutions


Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) business guide
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2012

The year 2011 was marked by several important trends with respect to FCPA enforcement, but the most notable one is that it was the year in which more FCPA cases were litigated at trial than in any year previous


A closer look at Charles Jumet’s sentencing the longest FCPA prison sentence to date
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

On April 19, 2010, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia sentenced Charles Paul Edward Jumet to 87 months (seven years and four months) in prison following a guilty plea to a two-count criminal information


Overseas Contractor Reform Act: HR 5366
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

On May 24, 2010, Representative Peter Welch (D. VT) introduced the Overseas Contractor Reform Act, or HR 5366, to ban individuals and companies convicted of bribing foreign officials from contracting with the federal government


Juan Diaz
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Department of Justice Sentencing July 30, 2010 Juan Diaz was sentenced to 57 months in prison for conspiracy in a bribery scheme involving Florida-based telecommunications companies and Haiti's state-owned national telecommunications company


BAE Systems PLC
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

UK company BAE Systems PLC pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiring to make false statements to the U.S. government in connection with certain regulatory filings and undertakings


Technip, S.A.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Technip, S.A., a Parisian engineering and construction services company, agreed to pay a $240 million criminal penalty to resolve FCPA charges for its role in a tenyear bribery scheme to secure contracts from Nigerian government officials worth over $6 billion


New mutual legal assistance treaties facilitate international cooperation in FCPA investigations
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • September 20 2010

On February 1, 2010, fifty-six new agreements regarding extradition and mutual legal assistance between the European Union (EU) and the United States became effective